Burstow's winter fuel cash plan 'not endorsed by Lib Dems'

A senior Lib Dem tells me former care minister Paul Burstow's idea on cutting winter fuel payments "has no endorsement from anyone in the party."

But they do tell me that there is "no harm coming up with ideas" on how to fund social care.


Means-test winter fuel cash call

Winter fuel allowance should be means-tested to help pay for the reform of elderly care, according to the former Lib Dem minister Paul Burstow. But the Government says capping care costs still remains the best option.